For Coaches, by Coaches

Promoting and strengthening the reputation of football in Australia and the reputation of Australian football on the world stage

Providing pro-active advocacy services for professional Australian coaches in Australia and overseas

Leaders in coaching education and development in partnership with our stakeholders

Promoting well-being and empowering coaches to make informed career decisions and pursue lifelong learning.

FCA Collective Voice

“Provide opportunities for Australian professional and community football coaches to pro-actively contribute intellectually to football decision making that impacts on their role”

FCA Values

“Continually aiming to improve professional standards, inspiring the Australian football coaching community to take responsibility and always seeking to raise the bar”

FCA Vision

“For coaches, by coaches …. promoting and strengthening the reputation of football in Australia and the reputation of Australian football on the World stage.”

Our Latest News

Media releases

Football Coaches Australia holds second Annual General Meeting

Football Coaches Australia holds second Annual General Meeting Thursday 15 August 2019Sydney, Australia On 14 August 2019, Football Coaches Australia (FCA) held its second Annual General Meeting (AGM). In accordance with the FCA Constitution, the...

FCA Statement: FFA statement and Reid apology on Stajcic termination

Friday 31 May 2019 Sydney, Australia Football Coaches Australia (FCA) welcomes the statement today from Football Federation Australia (FFA) and the apology from FFA deputy chair Heather Reid regarding the termination of former Matildas coach and...

FCA Statement: Quality of SCG Playing Surface

Football Coaches Australia statement regarding the Hyundai A-League match between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory FC at the Sydney Football Ground on Saturday 6 April 2019: Football Coaches Australia (FCA) supports the call by Professional...

FCA statement regarding Alen Stajcic

Football Coaches Australia (FCA) remains fully committed to supporting its member, Alen Stajcic, as he seeks to finalise a settlement with Football Federation Australia (FFA) following his termination as coach of the Australian Women’s National...

FCA media statement: Garriock, Arrarte and Moss support Alen Stajcic

Concerning the developments regarding Matildas' Head Coach Alen Stajcic earlier today, Football Coaches Australia (FCA) would like to pass on the following three statements from some of the sport's most respected coaching figures: Heather Garriock,...

FCA media statement on Alen Stajcic

Football Coaches Australia (FCA) confirms that its member, Alen Stajcic, has been notified today by Football Federation Australia that the 9 months’ notice period in his employment contract has been activated. During the notice period, Stajcic will...

FCA media statement on respect between coaches and referees

Football Coaches Australia (FCA) are committed to forging a new era of co-operation, respect and understanding between coaches and referees in the interests of advancing Australian football. We acknowledge that relations between coaches and...

FCA media statement on FFA A-League expansion decision

Following the announcement of two new A-League expansion clubs on Thursday afternoon, Football Coaches Australia (FCA) Chief Executive Officer Glenn Warry has offered the following remarks for distribution and publication: "Football Coaches...

FCA / PwC Strategic Planning Sessions: Key themes and next steps

Workshop session(s) were held across Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney to support the development of the FCA 2019-22 Strategic Plan and were facilitated by PwC management at their respective city office locations. Please see the attached PDF below for...

FCA Media Release on Congress Review Working Group Report

Following the Executive Committee meeting of Football Coaches Australia (FCA) on Thursday night, FCA would like to make the following statement regarding the report of the Congress Review Working Group (CRWG), published on 7 August 2018. FCA...

FCA media statement on FFA National Youth Development

Football Coaches Australia (FCA) last week held its inaugural Annual General Meeting and elected its Executive Committee. In coming months, FCA will continue to liaise with Football Federation Australia and professional football stakeholders on...

FCA hold historic first AGM

Football Coaches Australia (FCA) is pleased to announce that it has formally elected its inaugural board, following the organisation’s historic first Annual General Meeting, held in Sydney on Wednesday night. Highly-respected Australian football...

FCA/PFA Memorandum of Understanding

 Football Coaches Association (FCA) and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) are committed to driving a “unity of purpose” through the game after agreeing to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Sharing a commitment to pursue the highest...

FCA delegation joins Working Group discussions

As part of the process to establish a Working Group to review membership of the FFA Congress, a Football Coaches Australia delegation met with representatives of FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation in Sydney today. Also present at the meeting...

FCA to engage with FIFA, AFC and FFA

In response to recent media enquiries, Football Coaches Australia (FCA) would like to issue the following statement: "Football Coaches Australia notes the recent decision made by the FIFA Member Associations Committee during its meeting on 4...

FCA announces Australia’s first national football coaching association

Today we're delighted to announce the formation of Australia’s first national Association for qualified coaches, Football Coaches Australia. In the challenging environment of professional coaching, where Australia’s football coaches are provided...

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